New Hyundai i20 vs Old Hyundai Elite i20 - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

New Hyundai i20 vs Old Hyundai Elite i20 - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

New Hyundai i20 and the old Hyundai Elite i20. We compare their prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out the difference between the two.

 

New Hyundai i20 vs Old Hyundai Elite i20

New i20 vs Old Elite i20 | Price Comparison

New i20 VS Old ELITE i20 | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

New Hyundai i20

Old Hyundai Elite i20

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Magna

₹6.80

Magna +

₹6.57

Sportz

₹7.60

Sportz +

₹7.38

Asta

₹8.70

Sportz + DT

₹7.68

Sportz Turbo 1.0

₹8.80

Asta (O)

₹8.33

Asta (O)

₹9.20

-

-

Asta Turbo 1.0

₹9.90

-

-


New Hyundai i20 prices start from Rs. 6.80 lakh and go up to Rs. 9.90 lakh for the petrol manual powertrain. The old Hyundai Elite i20 petrol manual prices started from Rs. 6.57 lakh and went up to Rs. 8.33 lakh.

New i20 VS Old ELITE i20 | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

New Hyundai i20

Old Hyundai Elite i20

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Sportz

₹8.60

-

-

Asta

₹9.70

   

Asta Turbo 1.0

₹10.67

   

Asta (O) Turbo 1.0

₹11.18

   


For the petrol automatic powertrain, Hyundai i20 prices start from Rs. 8.60 lakh. Hyundai i20 petrol automatic is Rs. 77,000 to 1.0 lakh more expensive than the manual. Old Elite i20 with petrol automatic powertrain was discontinued after the BS6 upgrade.

NEW i20 VS ELITE i20 | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

DIESEL MANUAL

New Hyundai i20

Old Hyundai Elite i20

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Magna

₹8.20

Sportz +

₹7.67

Sportz

₹9.00

   

Asta(O)

₹10.60

   

-

-

   


New Hyundai i20 prices start from Rs. 8.20 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.60 lakh for the diesel manual powertrain. The Hyundai Elite i20 BS6 diesel was only available with Sportz+ manual with a price tag of Rs. 7.67 lakh.

New i20 vs Old Elite i20 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

New Hyundai i20 is 3995mm long, 1775mm wide and 1505mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2580mm. The New Hyundai i20 has a boot space of 311 litres. The Old Hyundai Elite i20 measures 3985mm in length, 1734mm in width and 1505mm in height. The wheelbase of old Hyundai Elite i20 is 2570mm and it has a boot space of 285 litres.

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NEW i20 VS ELITE i20 | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

New Hyundai i20

Difference

Old Hyundai Elite i20

Length (mm)

3995

10

3985

Width (mm)

1775

41

1734

Height (mm)

1505

0

1505

Wheelbase (mm)

2580

10

2570

Boot Space (litre)

311

26

285

Ground Clearance(mm)

-

-

170

Fuel Tank (litre)

37

3

40

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

185/55 R15

-

185/70 R14

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

195/55 R16

-

195/55 R16

Dimension Review

  • The new i20 is longer than the Elite i20 by 10mm.
  • The new i20 is wider than the Elite i20 by 41mm.
  • The new i20 and the Elite i20 are equally tall.
  • The new i20 has a longer wheelbase than the Elite i20; by 10mm.
  • The new i20 has 26 litres more boot space than the Elite i20.
  • The new i20’s ground clearance details aren’t available right now. But we expect it to be on par with the rest of the hatchbacks and measure 165mm (approx).
  • In terms of dimensions, the new i20 is a larger car than the Elite i20. So, it will have a better road presence than the Elite i20.

New i20 vs Old Elite i20 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

NEW i20 VS ELITE i20 | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

New Hyundai i20

Old Hyundai i20

Engine

1.2 L Petrol

1.2 L Petrol

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

1.2 L Petrol

Displacement

1197 cc

1197 cc

998 cc

1197 cc

Cylinder

4

4

3

4

Maximum Power

83PS @ 6600rpm

88PS @ 6600rpm

120PS @ 6000rpm

83PS @ 6000rpm

Peak Torque

115Nm @ 4200rpm

115Nm @ 4200rpm

172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

114Nm @ 4000rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

-

6-speed ACMT

5-speed

Manual FE

20.35kmpl

-

20kmpl

17.5kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

CVT

7-speed DCT

-

Automatic FE

-

19.65kmpl

20.25kmpl

-

New i20 Petrol vs Freestyle Petrol

The new Hyundai i20’s 1.2 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 83PS of maximum power and 115Nm of peak torque with the 5-speed manual transmission. With the automatic, the power figure increases to 88PS. The torque output remains the same for both manual and CVT type automatic transmission and it peaks at 4200rpm. The new Hyundai i20 1.2L petrol manual has a mileage of 20.35kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 19.65kmpl.

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The new i20 also gets a 1.0 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine that makes 120PS of maximum power and 172Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed auto-clutch manual and a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission. The new Hyundai i20 1.0L turbo petrol manual has a mileage of 20kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 20.25kmpl.

Old Hyundai Elite i20 had a 1.2 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine making 83PS of maximum power and 115Nm of peak torque. It was available with a 5-speed manual with a mileage of 17.5kmpl. 

Petrol Engine Review

  • The new i20 1.2L and the old Elite i20 petrol have identical power output.
  • The new i20 turbo petrol is more powerful than the old i20 with the 1.2L normal petrol engine.
  • The new i20 1.2L has 1Nm more torque than the old Elite i20 petrol. The new i20 turbo petrol has 58Nm more torque than the old i20 petrol.
  • The new i20 1.2L petrol is more fuel-efficient than the old i20.
  • The new i20 1.2L is likely to have similar torque-to-weight ratio as the old Elite i20 and will offer similar drivability.
  • With the turbo petrol, the new i20 will offer far better performance and drivability than the old i20 with the normal petrol engine.

i20 VS ELITE i20 | ENGINE COMPARISON

DIESEL ENGINE

 

New Hyundai i20

Old Hyundai Elite i20

Engine

1.5 L Diesel

1.4 L Diesel

Displacement

1493 cc

1396 cc

Cylinder

4

4

Maximum Power

100PS @ 4000rpm

90PS @ 4000rpm

Peak Torque

240Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

220Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

25.2kmpl

22.54kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

-

Automatic FE

-

-

New i20 Diesel vs Old Elite i20 Diesel

The new Hyundai i20 1.5 L, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 100PS of maximum power and 240Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 25.2kmpl.

The old Hyundai Elite i20 1.4L, 4-cylinder diesel engine made 90PS of maximum power and 220Nm of peak torque. It was available with a 6-speed manual transmission with a mileage of 22.54kmpl.

Diesel Engine Review

  • The new i20 has a more powerful diesel engine than the old Elite i20. It makes 11% more power than the old i20 diesel.
  • The new i20 diesel produces 9% more torque than the old Elite i20.
  • The new i20 diesel is 12% more fuel-efficient than the old Elite i20.
  • The new i20 diesel has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the old Elite i20. So, it will offer better driveability.

New i20 vs Old Elite i20 | Top Feature Comparison

Notable top features of new i20 are:

  • Auto headlamps
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Side & curtain airbags
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system w/ Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • Electric sunroof
  • Auto AC w/ rear AC vents
  • Cruise control
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Keyless entry w/ push start/stop button
  • Rear defogger
  • Rear wiper & washer

Notable top features of Old Elite i20 are:

  • Halogen projector headlamp w/ LED DRLs
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Side & curtain airbags
  • 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system w/ Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • Wireless charger
  • Auto AC w/ rear AC vents
  • Auto headlamps
  • Auto folding & Electrically Adjustable ORVMs
  • Keyless entry w/ push start/stop button
  • Rear defogger
  • Rear wiper & washer

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he's mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He's usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars editorial team.

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